The following report highlights Lebanon’s improvements and setbacks in a series of most pressing human rights issues throughout the implementation phase of the second cycle following Lebanon’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in 2015. The country, currently going through a series of crises such as the Lebanese protests that started on October 17, 2019, the financial crisis coupled with a socio-economic crisis, and the COVID-19 pandemic, has seen a deterioration in terms of human rights over the past few years.
George Ghali Programs Manager - ALEF
Mr. George Ghali is the Programs Director at ALEF-act for human rights (ALEF), Lebanon. George held different positions at ALEF managing several projects on promoting protection mechanisms against arbitrary detention, the prevention of torture, the abolition of the death penalty, the Syrian Refugee Monitoring Unit (SRMU) and several other actions such as the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) and other national and International advocacy interventions.